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  • Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in managing, but he's not taking first step to pursue Nats job

    Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in managing, but he's not taking first step to pursue Nats job
    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. continued to make the point that he is interested in managing, in a radio interview Thursday morning, but it is clear that Ripken won’t go so far as to announce any interest in the Washington Nationals’...
  • Q&A with Scott McGregor on the Orioles' 1983 World Series title team 30 years later

    Q&A with Scott McGregor on the Orioles' 1983 World Series title team 30 years later
    Today marks the 30th anniversary of Game 5 of the 1983 World Series, when the Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 to win the franchise’s third championship. On that day, left-hander Scott McGregor pitched a complete-game shutout at Veterans...
  • Catching Up With ... Don Buford

    Catching Up With ... Don Buford
    His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series. It's no coincidence that,...
  • Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'

    Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'
    For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream. He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
  • Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored

    Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • Al Michaels in a league by himself on NBC Sunday Night Football

    Al Michaels in a league by himself on NBC Sunday Night Football
    If there is one television sportscaster to whom the adjective “legendary” can honestly be applied, it is Al Michaels, play-by-play announcer of NBC's “Sunday Night Football.” From almost two decades in the booth at ABC's “...
  • Buck Showalter on Earl Weaver: 'I look at the No. 4 in the dugout every day'

    Buck Showalter on Earl Weaver: 'I look at the No. 4 in the dugout every day'
    Some more comments from Orioles manager Buck Showalter on the late Earl Weaver: "I’m so thankful for the time I had with him. Spring training last year, especially, we had him down speaking, basically having a classroom with our coaches and...
  • Earl Weaver was a fan of cruising

    Earl Weaver was a fan of cruising
    Famed Orioles baseball manager Earl Weaver died early Saturday aboard a cruise ship after spending nearly a week sailing the Caribbean surrounded by fans, friends and family. The 82-year-old Weaver was taking part in The Original Baltimore Baseball...
  • Earl Weaver timeline

    Earl Weaver timeline
    For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
  • After early season struggles, Manny Machado finding comfort zone at the plate

    After early season struggles, Manny Machado finding comfort zone at the plate
    NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order. Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...